CalWorks (California Welfare to Work) is a program designed to assist welfare recipient students in transitioning off welfare and to achieve long-term self-sufficiency through coordinated student services including academic counseling, career counseling, work study and job placement, education on rights and responsibilities, and advocacy // (805) 542-3206

Childcare Resource Connection Subsidized childcare assistance, Trustline childcare provider background check, childcare referrals // (805) 541-2272

Community Action Partnership (CAP SLO) committed to eliminating poverty by empowering individuals and families to achieve economic self-sufficiency and self-determination through a comprehensive array of community-based programs // (805)544-4355

Career Connections Find a job on/off campus, federal work study, CalWorks work study, resumes, free typing certificates, and college credit for work experience // (805) 546-3204

Financial Aid The Financial Aid Office participates in financial aid programs funded through a variety of sources. Types of assistance include fee waivers, grants, scholarships, student loans, and work-study opportunities // (805) 546-3143

San Luis Obispo County Department of Social Services Social Services will provide a complete list of all current contact information for government and private non-profit social welfare programs that provide income, housing, food, clothing, employment, childcare, and other essential human needs // (805) 781-1600

Department of Rehabilitation The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.

The Homeless Youth Handbook is a guide for homeless youth with information about your rights, responsibilities, and resources in every major aspect of your life.

Graduate’s Guide to Getting Hired During Covid-19: Newly graduated students face a lot of uncertainty, especially now, during COVID-19. This guide is designed to help graduates through every step of the process of finding a job.

Immediate Food/Clothing/Shelter
EOC Homeless Shelter // (805) 781-3993
Grassroots (Emergency food and Clothing) // (805) 544-2333
Salvation Army // (805) 544-2401

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